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Post# 859538   1/1/2016 at 22:15 (997 days old) by peteski50 (New York)        

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Looks like fun - I never saw this ad before!
Nice way to start the New Year!

Post# 859667 , Reply# 1   1/2/2016 at 18:36 (996 days old) by Frigilux (The Minnesota Prairie)        

That is a wonderful print ad, Peter; thanks for sharing it. Who among us didn't find something to stand on so we could watch the washer in action? My booster was a small step stool kept in the laundry room so my 4' 10' mom could reach things on the storage shelves.

Post# 859672 , Reply# 2   1/2/2016 at 19:23 (996 days old) by toploader55 (Massachusetts Sand Bar, Cape Cod)        

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Hiya Pete.


I think as a child, I would have had a stroke if my Mom had a Kelvy with the Glass Lid.


Great Scan.. Thanks.

Post# 859695 , Reply# 3   1/2/2016 at 22:22 (996 days old) by peteski50 (New York)        

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I only wish they were being made today.
I also wish they would have made a 1/18!

Post# 859736 , Reply# 4   1/3/2016 at 05:59 (995 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
Re Kelvinator

These really do a great job, the tub looks small, but you can really pack in the clothes.

Post# 859745 , Reply# 5   1/3/2016 at 08:36 (995 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

At least they showed how it splashed with the suds on the window in the lid so it must be a real action photo.

Post# 859956 , Reply# 6   1/4/2016 at 07:33 (994 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        
Pete !

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That's exactly how my mom got me started on washing machines at 3! She put me on a wooden soap box and started the GE FF , it was right beside the stove and she could keep an eye on me while she cooked dinner !


Happy New Years Peter !!




Post# 860042 , Reply# 7   1/4/2016 at 16:52 (994 days old) by christfr (st louis mo)        

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yea moms seem to let the washer do a little baby sitting from time to time. mom parked me on the washer while it was running (66 whirlpool) I remember the lid being warm on my tush and how it would sound while running. thanks mom

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